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Proceedings of the Colored People's Educational Convention held in Jefferson City, Missouri, January , 1870.

1870MO.32.pdf

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PROCEEDINGS, ETC.

Publishing Committee, for the purpose of receiving and holding, in the interest of our constituents, all moneys collected for the purpose of printing; and all contributions to that object are requested to be made in postoffice money orders to said Treasurer, at 819 North Eleventh street, St. Louis, Mo, and he is hereby requested to return, promptly, proper receipts to all such contributors.

On motion, it was ordered that any money that may remain in the hands of the Finance Committee, at the adjournment of the Convention, shall be transferred by that Committee to the custody of the Treasurer of the Publishing Committee.

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE,

We, your Financial Committee, beg leave to submit the subjoined report:

DR.

Jan. 19, to cash from collection at hall..............................$18 20

" 20 " " " " ..............................5 85

" 21 " " " at Hall of Representatives 32 95

" 22 " gift ..........................................................50—$57 50

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Jan. 19, by cash for stationery...............................................$ 195

" 20 " " telegram ...............................................2 10

" " " " stationery ............................................... 1 50

" 21 " " fuel .........................................................50

" " " " candles...........................................50

" 22 " " hall rent ............................................... 9 00

" " " " to two janitors .......................................... 6 00

" " " " J. Milton Turner, for printing circulars... 15 00

" " " " J.F. Jordan, Secretary........................ 10 00

" 27 " " J.F. Jordan, Sec., for travelling expenses 5 00— 51 55

$5 95

On motion, it was ordered that J. Milton Turner and Moses Dickson be a standing committee, to look after the interests of the colored people of this State, at Jefferson City.

On motion, a vote of thanks was tendered Rev. Moses. Dickson for the efficient manner in which he has discharged the duties of his position as Chairman of the Business Committee.

Mr. Dickson responded in an eloquent recountal of his manifold

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